1. What are some of the reasons why people may not talk to babies as much today as they used to?
2. Why do you think developing language skills is important for a child?
3. What are some of the ways that parents can encourage the development of language skills?
1. They don’t talk to babies as much now because everyone is all doing their own thing but back in the day it was all about family.
2. Language skills are important because it helps with communication skills meaning talking to other people as well as making friends. And for some may speak two languages and not knowing English is tough in America.
3. When their child says an unknown word but you know what he/she is trying to make out of it then you don’t correct your child but say the word they were trying to say.
1. How many parents never read to their children at bedtime according to the study? What might prevent parents from reading to children?
2. What are some of the benefits of reading to children? Include infancy through young school age children.
3. Did your parents or other caregivers read to you as a child? What effect do you think this had on you?
1. About 1in10 parent NEVER read to their children and only 30% read every other night. And why? Because busyness.
2. It helps them learn/listen. While a child that hasn’t been read to finds it harder to stay on tasks and listen. As well as you get that little me time with your child he/she loves those moments.
3. My mom was in the army so I didn’t get a book read to me every night. And the effect is that I love reading today and I’m a strong reader.
4. How can parents avoid temper tantrums?
5. What are the A, B, and Cs?
6. Do you think using consequences and following the ABC process will help shape a child’s behavior? Why or why not?
1. Parents can avoid temper tantrums by… Have a plan an automatic plan that you have already established long ago.
2. ABC… A- Attribute (Compassion, and Control) B- Behavior (What does attribute mean?) C-